Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by nickstowell » Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:54 pm

The Q621 heading south leading with NS 6800 SD60M.

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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by kc2nbj » Fri Jan 25, 2019 1:20 pm

W809 Military train heading south towards Woodard. 01/25/2019 13:20 hours. probably be in Clay in 5 - 10 minutes, short notice

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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by tree68 » Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:38 am

Saw the empties headed east through Deshler, OH on the cam there a few days ago. One of the folks on the chat knew where they were headed.
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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by lvrr325 » Mon Jan 28, 2019 3:17 pm

a second loaded military train came down I think yesterday, Sunday the 27th.

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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by nickstowell » Tue Mar 05, 2019 5:06 pm

Q620 heading north with nice power. Leading is a CSX SD40-3, Trailing is BC Rail 4626, and A Ex CSX unit, "the ones with the black band through the CSX logo, I think GECX is the reporting mark" and almost 140 cars.

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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by lvrr325 » Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:03 am

About 4 am a loaded military train went up. I only noticed because I could hear it stopped somewhere between around milepost 3 and maybe the Parkway bridge, it stopped, started, stopped, then finally went on north. I don't know if they were inspecting it or had some kind of problem (maybe with the air, it's cold tonight).

May have been some other problem, another northbound about an hour later also came to a stop, I heard the slack run in (or out).
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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by NHV 669 » Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:10 am

Sounds like a return from a JRTC rotation down at Fort Polk, LA.
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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by sd80mac » Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:21 am

lvrr325 wrote:About 4 am a loaded military train went up. I only noticed because I could hear it stopped somewhere between around milepost 3 and maybe the Parkway bridge, it stopped, started, stopped, then finally went on north. I don't know if they were inspecting it or had some kind of problem (maybe with the air, it's cold tonight).

Do you know if that was the first or 2nd of 3 military trains? there's 3 of them heading to Ft Drum. 2 were at Belle Island night and first one was supposed to head up around 9 pm. 3rd one is still heading to Syracuse I believe.

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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by tree68 » Wed Mar 06, 2019 2:00 pm

NHV 669 wrote:Sounds like a return from a JRTC rotation down at Fort Polk, LA.
Give the man a cigar!

Have a friend on post who confirmed that.
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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by lvrr325 » Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:14 pm

No idea which one.

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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by tree68 » Sat Mar 09, 2019 8:28 am

Apparently there was a problem, possibly involving the KCS locomotives. Might have been a track issue. I have no further details. The same friend sent a photo of the locos stopped in the middle of the Conway Road crossing, rather tying things up, traffic-wise...
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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by tree68 » Sat Mar 09, 2019 8:22 pm

Based on some radio traffic I heard while in Watertown this evening, the KCS units may be headed south on Q621. No promises, though. I didn't hear the DS issue an EC1 so I can't say for sure.
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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by nickstowell » Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:40 pm

CSX W003 heading north with CSX 9969 leading. Passing Lacona at this time

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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by Ironhorse27 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:44 pm

Geometry train perhaps?

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Re: Trains on CSX St. Lawrence Sub (CR's Montreal Secondary)

Post by charlie6017 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:31 pm

Ironhorse27 wrote:Geometry train perhaps?
Yep, and Virtual Railfan apparently has a cam in Pulaski. It came back south today.

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